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Deceptive Cadence

A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

Givonna Joseph, founder of OperaCréole, explains why it's so important to perform the works of composers of color, which she says were historically "hidden on purpose."

Glimmering Lights The Album Leaf
Wandering Still The Album Leaf

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

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The Ramblin' Blues Of Gregg Allman

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Dreams The Allman Brothers Band
Somos Dos Bomba Estéreo
St. Petersburg Brazilian Girls
Leave the Past Behind Val Emmich
Falling in Circles Bozzio Levin Stevens, Terry Bozzio et. al.
Blue as in Bley Ralph Towner
Dolomiti Dance Ralph Towner

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Why The 'Sgt. Pepper's' Cover Art Matters As Much As The Music

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band The Beatles
Come Back and Help Me Gregg Allman

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A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

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Prelude, fugue et postlude: I. Prelude Jia An